Things to see & do

The Church House

From the inside out © National Trust staff

From the inside out

Collect the key from the shop and take yourself for a tour of the Church House (if no-one's using it).

Walking

A birds eye view of the square ...... © National Trust staff

A birds eye view of the square ......

Why not start one of the five circular walks that start from our door or go on a Dartmoor National Park guided walk?

A variety of walking books and information is available from our shop.

Find something a bit different

Take in the stunning scenery as you explore Dartmoor © National Trust staff

Take in the stunning scenery as you explore Dartmoor

There are lots of events across Dartmoor throughout the year, from local markets to trails and festivals.

For something to eat or drink

A tasty snack whatever the weather ... © Paul Harris

A tasty snack whatever the weather ...

For a three course meal or just a cup of tea and cake, you're spoilt for choice in Widecombe. There are no National Trust outlets here, but try one of the many enticing places in the village:

  • Café on the Green
  • The Rugglestone Inn
  • The Kiosk
  • Wayside Café
  • The Old Inn

Looking for somewhere to stay?

Peace and quiet © NT staff

Peace and quiet

Have a look on the official Widecombe website for bed and breakfasts, hotels, campsites and hostels.

Horse riding

Enjoy the wonderful countryside on horseback © NT staff

Enjoy the wonderful countryside on horseback

See the glorious countryside on horseback, but you do need to book in advance.  (Not National Trust.)

Stables nearby are:

or if you want to go further afield, have a look below.

What's on

Throughout the year we have a wide range of exhibitions, including mixed media, photography and paintings by local artists.

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